2018 Press Releases


  • Exercise May Improve Kidney Function in Obesity, Reduce Risk of Renal Disease

    Released December 4, 2018 - Aerobic exercise may reduce the risk of diabetes-related kidney disease in some people, according to a new study. The findings are published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology and was chosen as an APSselect article for December.
  • Overweight Female Kidney Donors May Be at Risk for Preeclampsia

    Female kidney donors who are overweight may be at a higher risk for preeclampsia during pregnancy, according to a new study. The increased risk is due to a reduction in a type of kidney function called renal functional reserve (RFR). The article is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology.